There’s always something happening in St. Pete/Clearwater. From music festivals and art walks to pride parades and holiday celebrations, the local events calendar is action-packed.
Arts dominate the St. Pete/Clearwater scene – with everything from visual arts to music to live performances. For example, you can sway to the sounds at the Clearwater Jazz Holiday, catch painters at work at the SHINE St. Pete Mural Festival, or watch massive sandcastle creations come to life at Sanding Ovations Maters Cup.
If sports are more your style, catch a spring training game for two Major League Baseball teams, the Philadelphia Phillies and the Toronto Blue Jays. Plus, there’s golf’s esteemed Valspar Championship at the Innisbrook Golf and Spa Resort and racing’s thrilling Firestone Grand Prix on the streets of downtown St. Pete.
Another popular event is St. Pete Pride in June, which draws in more than 100,000 attendees each year, making it one of the largest pride celebrations.
During the holiday season, you can't miss the holiday festivities in St. Pete/Clearwater. Light displays, boat parades, seasonal shows, and winter wonderlands make up this festive time of year.